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Chapin's Restaurant

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85 Taunton Ave, Dennis, MA 02638-1721
11:30 am - 12:30 am
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 12:30 am
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Elgin, Illinois
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

By observing dished delivered to nearby tables, we realized that we needed to share a dinner. Since there were six of us we till got to enjoy a variety of wonderful selections.

Thank kraymax
New York City, New York
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18 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I guess I have some emotional feelings for land that Chapins sits on...its where the old Joe Macs use to be. It was a staple of my childhood. BUT, Chapin's has filled that void. Bright airy sitting area, very inviting, with nice outside sitting area as well. I was there with my wife. We booth shared the Lobster Mac and... More 

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Gloversville, New York
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55 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

We went with a party of 9. The waitress was excellent. The chowder was great. The rest of the food was not. My sons cheeseburger was a hockey puck- he ate one bite. My salmon burger was dry and plain- I had to ask for the sauce that was supposed to come with it. The rest of the food was... More 

Thank KKiff
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

Casual attire, valet parking only.. The lobster roll was delicious but pricey. We went with 2 small children and it was fine

Thank jmestyle
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I recently had dinner at Chapin's Restaurant in Dennis. We just did beat the dinner crowd having arrived around 4:30 or so. We were seated by a very friendly hosted who proceeded to escort us to our outdoor table. Within 15 minutes families were forming a line to get be seated. We ate light. I had a... More 

Thank 747garrettc
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116 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

Chapin's is a good spot for typical cape cod food and more. They have the typical fish and chips but also had Mexican food to a Raw Bar as well as Gluten Free options. Seafood Cakes were delicious as well as the fried pickles, and Fish and Chips. They do have outside seating but it is first come first serve.... More 

Thank Rebecca M
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

Always in demand. Valet service mandatory. Not many places like this anywhere. Food was excellent and the menu quite in keeping with the Cape. An excellent value. Go early, this place is busy

1 Thank danavana
New Hampshire
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Love the location and the bar but the food and the service were just okay. It was a busy Friday night and there was clearly not enough kitchen or wait staff. Our waitress was working so hard to keep up but she just couldn't. Highlight of the night was the calamari appetizer and the unbelievably large portion of chicken Alfredo.... More 

Thank T R
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

My family just came back from a long weekend from Cape Cod and my husband was excited to go to dinner at this restaurant. We were there 2-3 years ago and the food was great. This time it was awful! His favorite seafood with marinara sauce was not on the menu anymore. Olivia our waitress thinks it was a "special"... More 

Thank Rose M
Amsterdam, New York
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

I recently had dinner here with my mother and sister. I follow a gluten free diet, and this place came up on a search for gluten free food. We were surprised to see there was valet parking upon arriving. Once inside it looks much larger than it does from the outside. We had to wait about 30 minutes for a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:30 am - 12:30 am
11:30 am - 12:30 am
11:30 am - 12:30 am
11:30 am - 12:30 am
11:30 am - 12:30 am
11:30 am - 12:30 am
11:30 am - 12:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 85 Taunton Ave, Dennis, MA 02638-1721
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Dennis
  • Phone Number: 508-385-7000

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?